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Flying legs
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Copyright: Jeroen Gerdes (Belgerdy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 294 W: 6 N: 877] (7664)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-05-13
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D800, AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-09-25 11:52
Viewed: 2290
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This was one of the hardest shots to make, a well focussed high resolution flying stilt. Whenever they were close enough they were so fast that my Autofocus couldn't keep up. This one was taken just after take off, hence the lower speed, and accurate focus


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  • Great 
  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-09-25 12:20]

Hello Jeroen
Excellent in flight capture.Good pov and sharp image.Details are excellent even in the white plumage. I also like those little drop of water flying a way behind the subject.
TFS Michel

hallo Buur
Mooie super scherpe opname
Zie de druppels zelfs
Prachtige kleuren
bedankt Jeroen
gr lou

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-09-25 12:25]

Hi Jeroen,
Prachtig kunststukje. Schitterend van kleur en wit balans. Bijzonder scherp.

Great photo Jeroen! Very good POV, wonderful flying pose, excellent composition, nice lighting and impressive sharpness!

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2012-09-25 22:20]

Hello Jeroen,
Excellent photo of this Himanthopus him.very good sharpness, great and fine, colorful details, thanks for sharing!

nice timing. good angle and sharpness. excellent quality. tfs.

Ciao Jeroen, fantastic in-flight capture, great action shot, beautiful natural ambientation, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

  • Great 
  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-09-26 5:23]

Right in the perfect monent!! A difficult picture but you did an excellent work. Great sharpness and detail like the litte water drops, perfect white color balance. Congratulation. Un saludo.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2012-09-26 5:33]

Hallo jeroen,
Lovely capture ..
The details are great. Excellent focus, very good sharpness and light.
Best wishes,

Hello Jeroen,
As usual another lovely scene with a wonderful bird species.
The colors and details are excellent. Very nice composition and POV.
Outstanding WB....I like the superb natural colors.
Thanks for sharing!

Hi Jeroen
Great timing and beautiful capture.Wonderful natural colours and great sharpness.Thank You
Have a good day!
Best regards

amazing flight capture, I love the water drops, greetings Ori

Hello Jeroen,
Fabulous! What more can I say? I can just sit back and enjoy. Well done.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2012-09-26 11:50]

Lovely. The trail of drops adds a loo the pic!



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